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Climate change action plan gets the green light

The council’s ambitious Climate Change Action Plan, which was published last week, has now been given the go ahead.

24 Jan 20

Tens of thousands of Christmas trees collected - but please let us know if we’ve missed any!

Today (Friday, January 17) is the last day of the council’s scheduled free Christmas tree collection service – but our crews will be out on the streets in the coming days looking for any that may have slipped through the net.

17 Jan 20

Creation of new 32 acre public park for Wandsworth moves a step closer

The creation of a new public park in Wandsworth – the first to be opened in London since the 2012 Olympics – has moved a step closer after winning approval from Government ministers.

17 Jan 20
 

Wandsworth leading efforts to approve the new homes Londoners need

Wandsworth is leading the way in granting planning approvals for the new homes that Londoners need, according to a study by a leading property investment firm.

16 Jan 20
 

Popular schools to provide more places with £15m investment in local education

Some of the borough’s most popular schools are being expanded so they can admit more pupils as part of a £15m investment to provide more classroom places in Wandsworth.

09 Jan 20

Community gets together to plant trees

A project to plant trees in 15 different sites across the borough has been successfully completed.

14 Jan 20

Nine Elms 'hidden space' opens for art

The former Royal Mail delivery office in Nine Elms is opening to the public to show two art installations free of charge.

09 Jan 20

Action for climate change in Wandsworth

An ambitious action plan designed to tackle climate change has been published today by Wandsworth Council.

15 Jan 20
 

Raised zebra to improve safety at St Michael’s

Children attending a Southfields primary will benefit from safer journeys to and from school when a new zebra crossing is unveiled next month.

10 Jan 20

Keen readers borrow 1.5million books

The borough’s library network issued almost a million and a half books last year.

03 Jan 20
 

Road and cycle safety improvements on the way in Chestnut Grove

Works are set to begin on a measure designed to improve road safety for cyclists and children attending schools in Chestnut Grove in Balham.

09 Jan 20

Wandsworth is London’s most active borough

Wandsworth has become the most active borough in London after sharp rise in activity levels.

06 Jan 20

Nominate now for Active Wandsworth Awards

Nominations for the 2019 Active Wandsworth Awards for sport and physical activities are open – but you must nominate by January 26.

17 Jan 20

Council leader’s New Year message to Wandsworth

In his New Year message to the people of Wandsworth, the Leader of Wandsworth Council, Ravi Govindia, talks about how in 2020 the borough will work to tackle climate change.

31 Dec 19

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